Mumbai did the double over Bagan within the league stage, the latter of these victories handing them the League Winners Defend.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2021 09:35 PM IST
Mumbai Metropolis FC defeated ATK Mohun Bagan within the closing of the Indian Tremendous League’s seventh version. That is the primary time of their historical past that they claimed the ISL title. Bipin Singh scored within the ninetieth minute to win the match for Mumbai.
After 115 video games and 298 targets, the ultimate of the ISL 7 culminated with a heavyweight summit showdown between Mumbai Metropolis FC and ATK Mohun Bagan on Saturday.
Few would argue that there’s a higher candidate for the ultimate than these two — each Bagan and Mumbai have been head and shoulders above the remaining all through the season.
Each the groups got here into the ultimate with an identical information, 12 wins and simply 4 defeats within the league stage.
Regardless of a nervy penalty-shootout win over FC Goa within the semifinal, it is going to be Mumbai who headed into the ultimate filled with confidence.
They did the double over Bagan within the league stage, the latter of these victories handing them the League Winners Defend.
For Mumbai, this was their first-ever closing, however coach Sergio Lobera, and a handful of his gamers have been right here earlier than when FC Goa misplaced to Bengaluru FC in 2018-19.
“They (ATK Mohun Bagan) are an excellent staff with good gamers and have the momentum. However a very powerful factor now could be to place the concentrate on ourselves and attempt to do our greatest.
Within the different nook, there’s Bagan, who had been buoyed by Antonio Habas’ virtually superhuman report in knockout video games. He already tasted glory twice.
On the eve of the ultimate, the Spaniard sounded as targeted as ever.
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